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Birmingham City Councilors Celebrate Inductees in Gallery of Distinguished Citizens Ceremony

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Tuesday October 17, 2017

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-254-2055

Cell: 205-908-7392


BIRMINGHAM, AL— The Birmingham City Council’s most important honor is induction into the Gallery of Distinguished Citizens. Tonight at 5pm, leaders will honor the works of outstanding citizens in the Birmingham community at Regions Park. Lauded as the Citizen’s Hall of Fame, the induction into the Gallery of Distinguished Citizens is a prestigious honor that can only be bestowed by the Birmingham City Council.

“The Birmingham City Council is committed to commemorating those citizens whose advocacy has touched the moral fabric of this city and stirred the conscious of our minds through their unremitting contributions and accomplishments,” said Council President Johnathan Austin. “We are excited to be surrounded by loved ones to witness another chapter of the Council’s history during the 2014-2017 Gallery of Distinguished Citizens induction ceremony and we look forward to celebrating the inductees and their influential journey that will be remembered for years to come.”

WHO: Birmingham City Council

WHAT: Gallery of Distinguished Citizens Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday October 17, 2017 at 5pm

WHERE: Regions Park, 1401 1st Avenue South

WHY: The Gallery recognizes and pays tribute to the lives of men, women, and children who are champions for change and remain devoted to making an unwavering impact in our community.

For media inquiries please contact Birmingham City Council Interim Director of Public Information Chiara Perry at 205.908.7392 or